“The Note” is the 18th episode of Seinfeld. It is the primary episode of the present’s third season. It aired on September 18, 1991.
This was the one episode – apart from the unique pilot – with a distinct model of the theme track. Female singers harmonize over the long-lasting slap-bass tune, an addition made by composer Jonathan Wolff on the request of Jerry Seinfeld, who wished so as to add “slightly sparkle” to the music, suggesting the addition of some scat lyrics. Seinfeld and government producer Larry David each preferred Wolff’s additions, and three episodes had been produced with the brand new type music. However, they’d uncared for to tell NBC and Castle Rock of the change, and when the season premiere aired, the latter had been stunned and unimpressed, and requested that they return to the unique type. The subsequent two episodes had been redone, leaving this episode as the one one with the extra music parts. Since this episode’s finish credit performed “Joltin’ Joe DiMaggio” rather than the theme tune, the total model of the revised theme was by no means used.
While consuming in Monk’s, Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer all see Joe DiMaggio dunking his donuts. Kramer as soon as once more bangs the desk and yelps to display DiMaggio’s unbreakable focus.
Kramer claims he noticed Joe DiMaggio in Dinky Donuts however the others don’t consider him. According to Kramer, DiMaggio was a really targeted eater—the identical means he used to play; to show his level, he made noises (similar to banging the desk and yelping), which DiMaggio ignored. George convinces Jerry to ask his dentist Roy for a be aware, permitting the group to safe free massages. In Roy’s workplace, George’s insecurity over his sexuality resurfaces when Roy asks for his opinion of Evander Holyfield. Roy later comes underneath investigation for passing round faux notes. Jerry tries to see the bodily therapist as soon as extra, however she refuses as a result of she’s afraid he’ll kidnap her son.
During a bodily remedy therapeutic massage, Jerry frightens his therapist by speaking a couple of small boy who was kidnapped in Pennsylvania, suggesting that he is also a deranged kidnapper, after which asking questions concerning the therapist’s personal son. George later turns into very uncomfortable when he’s assigned a person as his masseuse, fearing the therapeutic massage would possibly flip right into a gay expertise. He tells Jerry that he felt the beginnings of an erection through the therapeutic massage. The two of them focus on whether or not or not this implies George is gay, with Jerry arguing the con place.